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Jewish ritual object, contemporary art, wood, cord, and metal fasteners, "A Torah Placeholder," 2012, by Robert Fields.
Torah Place Holder
Wood, metal fasteners, and satin cordage.
38 x 11-1/2 x 7 inches

The Place Holder was created at the request of Rabbi Isaac Serotta to call attention to the new Torah scroll being written for the congregation, and hold its place in the Ark until its arrival. Lakeside Congregation for Reform Judaism, Highland Park, IL.